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It is important to have some guidelines to undertake your house history - some information that may lead in the right direction and inform your research. Get some helpful tips on how to start your house history research, including finding the legal title of the land and compiling information from known sources. Now you are ready to begin your journey!
Set the foundations for house history research success by watching State Library’s series of 5 House Histories video guides. Watch below to find out how to get started.
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Titles will name land owners, indicate mortgages over land, easements and further subdivisions.
Titles do not provide details of the house but mortgages often provided funding for building a house.